Dental Hygiene Programs Faculty

At Eastern International College, our dental hygiene program faculty are dedicated to teaching students the skills needed to meet the expectations of a competitive job market. By promoting basic and critical thinking skills in the classroom and creating a supportive environment, our faculty aim to help students grow professionally, personally and intellectually. Browse our directory below to see program director and educator credentials for our dental hygiene program faculty.

Dental Hygiene Programs Faculty Directory

Alaa Mohsen, DHED, Department Chairperson

Doctor of Health Education and Promotion (DHED), Arizona School of Health Sciences (ATSU University)

MS, New York University

MPH, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Orofacial Pain Fellowship, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

BDS, University of Baghdad

U.S. Active Licensed Dentist

Yraida Aponte-Lipski, RDH

MPH,University of New England

BS, New Jersey City University
AAS, Hostos Community College

Shakinah Campbell, RDH, MS

Nicole Cesario, RDH

BS, University of Bridgeport

AAS – Rutgers University: School of Health Related Professions

Annie Chitlall, RDH

MHS., Nova Southeastern University

BS, York College, The City University of New York

AAS, New York City College of Technology

Alyssa Depiro, RDH,BS

Diane Dieterman, RDH

MS, Old Dominion University

BS, Old Dominion University

Evelyn Garcia Chaccon, RDH, BS

BS St Petersburg College

AAS Bergen Community College

Danni Gomes, BSDH, RDH, FAADH

B.S., University of Bridgeport-Fones School of Dental Hygiene

Ariel Greenblatt, DMD

DMD, University of Medicine and Dentistry

MPH, Columbia University

BA, Rutgers University 

Marissa Halum, DDS

Sharon Konigsberg, DDS

DDS, University of Medical and Dentistry of NJ

Tiffany Puccia Janajreh, RDH

MS, University of Bridgeport

BS, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science

Daniel Leff, DDS

DDS, University of Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine

Mannie Levi, DDS

DDS, Columbia University

BA, Queens College

Hilda Mallol-Noel, RDH

BSAS, Thomas Edison College

AAS, Middlesex County College

Aliyah Miles, RDH, MS, BS

Mary Lou Nicoletti, RDH

BS, Montclair State University

AAS, Dental Hygiene in Dental Hygiene, Bergen Community College

Shelly Purtell

PhD in Education, Capella University

MASS, Master of Arts in Social Social Sciences – Binghamton University

BS, Binghamton University

AAS, SUNY Broome

Elaine Raffino, RDH, BS

Maria Rodriguez, DMD

DMD, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

MSDH, Columbia University

BSDH, Fairleigh Dickinson University 

Dianne Romer, RDH

BS, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

AAS, Middlesex County College

Dawn Sergi, RDH

BS, Montclair State University

AAS, Bergen Community College

Al-Isha Tisdale-Jones, RDH

BS, Rutgers University

AAS, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Khrystyna Vyprynyuk, RDH*

BS, New York City College of Technology
AAS, New York City College of Technology

About Our Dental Hygiene Programs

Eastern International College offers two dental hygiene programs: Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene (BSDH) – CODA Accredited Three Year Program and Dental Hygiene, A.A.S. Each program is designed to help you fulfill rewarding roles in the dental hygiene field. In addition to preventative oral healthcare and dental hygiene skills, you’ll learn how to perform diagnostic assessments, routine dental cleanings, examinations and more. Our dental hygiene programs also feature laboratory and clinical components for a well-rounded learning experience.

Get in Touch with the EIC Faculty

Reach out to Eastern International College’s dental hygiene programs faculty by calling either our Jersey City or Belleville campus, or request contact information using our online form.